Dan O'Keefe (politician)

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Dan O'Keefe
Residence Cupertino, California
Nationality American
Known for California State Senate

Dan O'Keefe is a former member of the California State Senate and the Cupertino City Council.[1] He was first elected to the state Senate in a 1980 special election, and was defeated for re-election in 1982. He was also the unsuccessful 1978 Republican nominee for Congress from California's 13th congressional district.

Electoral history[edit]

California's 13th District Congressional Election, November 7, 1978[2]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Norman Y. Mineta (incumbent) 100,809 57.49
Republican Dan O'Keefe 69,306 39.52
Peace and Freedom Robert Goldsborough III 5,246 2.99
Total votes 175,361 100.0
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Democratic hold
California's 12th District state Senate Special Election, June 3, 1980[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan O'Keefe 82,523 52.72
Democratic Rod Diridon, Sr. 55,374 35.38
Libertarian Bill White 18,625 11.90
Total votes 156,522 100.0
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Republican hold
California's 12th state Senate District Election, November 2, 1982[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dan McCorquodale 80,604 48.69
Republican Dan O'Keefe 76,327 46.11
Libertarian Jim Wilson 8,613 5.20
Total votes 165,544 100.0
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Democratic gain from Republican

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lodi News-Sentinel, "Senate panel to consider state condominium policy" (March 7th, 1980 - retrieved on September 8th, 2011).
  2. ^ Clerk of the United States House of Representatives, "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 7, 1978" (retrieved on September 8th, 2011).
  3. ^ Our Campaigns, "CA State Senate 12" (retrieved on September 8th, 2011).
  4. ^ Our Campaigns, "CA State Senate 12" (retrieved on September 8th, 2011).